Appalachian State Stuns #6 Texas A&M in College Station 17-14
A missed field goal by the Aggies dooms their comeback
San Angelo, Texas - Fifteen years after the Appalachian State Mountaineers upset the Michigan Wolverines in the Big House, they did the same against #6 Texas A&M at Kyle Field in College Station.
In a game in which the Aggies were 21 point favorites according to Caesars’ Sportbook, Appalachian State and Texas A&M were locked in a head to head matchup throughout the contest.
After a scoreless first, both teams combined for only 14 points in the second quarter and 14 points in the third quarter. App State’s Michael Hughes 29 yard field goal with 8:05 left in the contest was the deciding score between the two teams.
The Mountaineers’ quarterback Chase Brice was 15/30 on 134 yards passing while the Aggies’ Haynes King was 13/20 for 97 yards.
Appalachian State dominated time of possession having the ball for 41:30 while Texas A&M only had possession for 18:30.
The Mountaineers also won the turnover battle with the Aggies coughing up the ball twice to App. State’s zero.
Appalachian State plays Troy University on 9/17 at home.
Texas A&M plays the University of Miami Hurricanes on 9/17 at home.